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RECYCLABLES ARE ACCEPTED FREE OF CHARGE AT COWETA COUNTY COMPACTOR LOCATIONS
PROOF OF RESIDENCY REQUIRED: EITHER COWETA LICENSE TAG OR DRIVER'S LICENSE

"Regular Recycling"

Accepted at all compactor locations

RECYCLABLES ACCEPTED WHAT CAN BE RECYCLED EXAMPLES OF WHAT CANNOT BE RECYCLED PREPARATION
Glass

Glass Food and Drink Containers

  • Clear
  •  Brown
  •  Green
Light Bulbs,
Crystal,
Coffee Mugs,
Ovenware,
Mirrors,
Clay Flower Pots,
Plates,
Window Glass

Rinse
Remove Lids
Labels May Remain

Aluminum, Steel & Tin Cans Soda Cans,
Soup Cans,
Juice Cans,
Vegetable Cans,
Aluminum Foil,
Aluminum Pie Pans
Paint Cans Rinse
Labels May Remain
Newspaper Newspaper
(Including All Inserts)
Keep Dry
Plastic (must be bottle shape) Milk Jugs,
Soda Bottles

Marked On bottom With1 Through 7
Plastic Bags,
Plastic Wrap,
Plastic Food Trays,
Styrofoam,
Oil Containers,
Lubricant Containers
Rinse
Remove Caps
Flatten Plastic
Paper/Cardboard Cereal Boxes,
Shoe Boxes,
Paper Bags,
Sugar Bags,
Flour Bags,
Paper Egg Cartons,
Feed Bags,
Corrugated Cardboard Boxes
Junk Mail
Telephone Books
Pizza Boxes,
Milk Cartons,
Paper Plates,
Frozen Food Boxes,
Any Box Contaminated with Food,
Any Box with a Plastic Liner which cannot be removed
Flatten Cardboard
Remove Any Plastic

 

Electronics Recycling

Available at the Transfer station only

ELECTRONIC ITEMS ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING 
ELECTRONIC ITEMS NOT ACCEPTED FOR RECYCLING*
Computers and Peripherals   Televisions
 Laptop/Notebook Computers  Microwaves
 LCD (FLATSCREEN) Monitors   Wooden stereo speakers
 CD, CDRW Drives   Light bulbs
 Hard Drives/Zip Drives   CRT Monitors
 Scanners   Fax Machines
 DVD drives/Floppy Drives   Adding Machines
 Keyboards   Typewriters
 Computer Mice   Projectors
 Cell phones   Corded Phones
 Data cartridges   Cordless Phones
 Servers/Routers/Hubs  Stereos/Record Players
 PDAs   Camcorders/VCR
Modems 
 Answering Machines
 Circuit boards  Pagers
 Cables  Printers

 

 

*Items not accepted for recycling can be disposed of at the Transfer Station for a fee of $15 for up to 789 lbs.